march, 2018

08maralldayNorth Carolina Aquaculture Development Conference Event Organized By: North Carolina Aquaculture Association


Event Details

Hoopers Island Oyster Co. will be a featured speaker and exhibitor at the North Carolina Aquaculture Association Conference, March 8-10 at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. 

The event brings together the general public, current and prospective seafood farmers, scientists, and government representatives to share information and ideas about developing North Carolina’s aquaculture economy. Learn about topics relevant to aquaculture species in North Carolina and explore the latest aquaculture equipment and products available at the trade show.

Sean Grizzell and Chris Wyer from Hoopers Island will be on hand to showcase best practices and aquaculture grow out methods developed by our team of scientists, watermen and fabricators along with equipment from manufacturers we represent. Stop by to see floating long line cages, bottom cages and accessories and learn about our sorting and grading equipment and order 2018 seed grown in our new Chesapeake Bay hatchery.

Chris will serve as a panelist on a gear supplier panel discussion along with colleagues from the Chesapeake Bay Oyster Co. and Ketcham Supply Co.

If you’d like to schedule an advance appointment with Chris or Sean during the conference, please contact either of them directly. 


march 8 (Thursday) - 10 (Saturday) EST


New Bern Riverfront Convention Center

203 S. Front Street